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    technology related accidents annually. Law enforcement has forbidden the use of headphones while driving in many states, however there is still a risk of fatality to those on the streets walking, jogging, bicycling, etcetera while listening to music or talking through their headphones which are often connected to a handheld device such as a cell phone or tablet. All though many pedestrians do not even realize that wearing headphones can cause serious injury or even death in some cases, it is actually a very real and present situation. Listening to music while you’re walking to work is like second nature to a lot of people in America. American’s are used to constantly…

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    Headphones: The Isolation Phenomenon Would it be difficult to imagine that the only way to stay connected to the ongoing World was to isolate yourself from everything else? The Exclusion Act of 1882 was a law that was intended to prohibit the migration of Chinese Laborers, which isolated Chinese people from Americans. In the 21st century, Americans no longer have such laws that isolate people from other people; however, with the help of early inventers, people have been able to develop…

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    stores and use in-store advertising to capture the eyes of a new society and active persons. Marketing Plan 2 Human Interaction with the World Objectives Human Potential Labs are also called “Boom Box.” Skullcandy uses their products to create music with customers who love Skullcandy’s products. Skullcandy’s products could be more diverse and should use more innovative ways to reach more people worldwide. Global customers should have the same incentives. Target Market Skullcandy’s target market…

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    Wireless Beats by Dre - Formal Plan Proposal Music can be enjoyed using a variety of different apprentices; however, in our generation, there is an emphasis on the quality of sound. People are constantly upgrading old speakers and headphones in search of the newest, clearest sounding speakers that money can buy. Beats by Dre have created a prestigious brand within the audio world with a variety of products including headphones, earphones, and speakers; each with different styles,…

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    people who are shorter. She thought that making the Equalizer for the people who are smarter is interesting. She started on it right away. This type of Equalizer’s purpose was to make people lose their train of thought by making loud and sounds that will capture one’s attention. Think back to her parents, her parents made a lot of electronics for the company, such as phones, headphones, earphones, and computers. That would give her a head start. When she got one of these electronics, she would…

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    Noise canceling technology in headphones changes the whole way someone listens to music or any other audio experience in that it doesn’t overpower external noise, it erases them. The solution to turn up the volume to drown out unwanted sounds like Aunt Petunia or the roar of the engine in an airplane doesn’t apply anymore for users with noise canceling headphones. The solution to nagging or thunderous noise is simply to switch the noise canceling button on and listen to a file of your choosing.…

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    In 2012 a study out of Newcastle University revisited the land of gross noises and subjected 16 people to 74 different sounds from running water to the scrape of knives on glass, asking them to rank them on a scale from pleasant to excruciating. [pic: PD] Once again, the worst of the sounds fell in that bad-Hertz sweet spot, but more interesting than how the offensive sounds ranked was what they did to the peoples’ brains. With the help of an MRI machine, researchers kept tabs on which brain…

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    Fiction Sound Design

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    the familiar and the ordinary strange again--as the Russian formalists used to put it, by "alienating" the reader from the tyranny of the compellingly familiar. It offers alternative worlds that put the actual one in a new light.” (Bruner, pg. 12) Good sound design, through surprise, expectation, and silence serves well the purpose of vanquishing, with fiction, the compellingly familiar tyrant of quotidian reality. Everyone loves a good bang. Thus, with a good sound design, the unexpected…

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    Silence, after a hard day of school, all I wanted was to relax to the ballads of 50 cent, and I got silence. The bass must have shifted an exposed wire and shorted the amplifier, I fixed this a few times before that it almost became routine, but it was not a shorted wire. Troubleshoot, no solution, what could it be? My set up was almost perfect, lacking solely in achievable decibels. Second hand children science encyclopedias along with Questions and Answers books got me this far and for a…

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    Now my dad stopped chewing tobacco around a year ago. Great, I know! To fill the empty void of chewing tobacco he has taken up chewing gum, while I am happy that this change has been made, it can be known to drive me crazy. I’m not sure what’s worse the snapping of the gum after a bubble or the chewing noise in a small quiet room or car, either way it drives me up a wall. Now the noise of gum has bothered me since like middle school, and I know it bothers quite a few of people, but it’s just…

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